About the Course
This ever popular course will teach you to draw from the very basics into being able to confidently make a proficient painting in ten, weekly sessions. Aimed at beginners and those who may never have had formal tuition in art.
You will be led step by step, each week linking with the last, building your skills, technique and confidence. You will understand which materials to use, how to make accurate drawings, understand line and tone. Basic colour theory, mixing and finally into making beautiful paintings. You can DO IT.
Includes :- Drawing basics, advice on which materials to use, building week by week then into painting: understanding the importance of colour, colour mixing, advice on which medium, brushes, paper or canvas, planning and laying out your work, composition, how to make your paintings dynamic and much more.
Each week builds further insight and practicals into the drawing and painting process through logically stepped sessions. Includes a weekly home assignment to reinforce class learning.
Course notes will be given at each session
You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to New Brewery Arts. Our former 19th Century Cotswold stone brewery barrel store has been beautifully transformed into 21st century accommodation, light and well-appointed with a craftsman’s attention to detail. We offer guest accommodation for up to 43 people over two floors in 14 rooms, with a choice of single, bunk, family and double bedrooms, 12 with en-suite facilities. A ground floor disabled-friendly room is also available. The hostel provides a stylish communal dining and relaxation area, self-catering kitchen, laundry facilities and lockers for your bike. As with all our courses and workshops these are led by experienced tutors and as you will be part of a small group there is plenty of time to focus on you.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
What you will need:
All materials provided
First Class: Friday 18th January
No Class: Friday 23rd February
Last Class: Thursday 29th March
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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